Definition of 功

  • achievement
  • merits
  • success
  • honor
  • credit

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • コウ
  • いさお

Popular Words With This Kanji

成功, せいこう

success, hit

工夫, 功夫, くふう

scheme, device, scheming, devising, figuring out, coming up with, solving ingeniously, dedication to spiritual improvement (esp. through Zen meditation)

勲, 功, いさお

distinguished service, meritorious service

功績, こうせき

achievements, merit, meritorious service, meritorious deed

功労, こうろう

meritorious deed, services

即効, 即功, そっこう

immediate effect, instant effect

年功序列, ねんこうじょれつ

seniority by length of service

効能, 功能, こうのう, くのう

effect, efficacy, virtue, benefit

奏功, そうこう

success, achievement, fruition

功罪, こうざい

both good and bad, merits and demerits


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